It is almost May and the spring seasons are beginning to wind down. Both lacrosse programs are in the postseason, while others are still in the midst of their regular season. Here is the latest top news from Hofstra Athletics in this edition of Hofstra Happenings.
Women’s Lacrosse Earns CAA Championship Berth
The Hofstra Women’s Lacrosse team used a convincing 10-2 victory over Drexel on Saturday to earn the fourth and final spot in the upcoming Colonial Athletic Association Championship.
Softball Wins Seventh Straight
The winning streak continued for the softball team last week as the Pride extended its streak to seven straight before taking a break from conference play over the weekend.
Men’s Lacrosse Top Seed In CAA Tournament
The Pride concluded a solid regular season as they earned the top seed in the conference tournament and will host fourth-seeded Delaware on Wednesday at 7 p.m.
Thompson Inducted Into Hall Of Fame
Former Hofstra Wrestling star Noel Thompson ’04 was inducted into the Downstate New York Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame over the weekend.
Hofstra Athletics Hosts Mentoring Night
One of the many great events the Department of Athletics hosts for its student-athletes was held last week as the annual Hofstra Athletics Mentoring Night was held.
Upshaw Earns All-Met Honors
The postseason awards continued to roll in for men’s basketball student-athlete Zeke Upshaw as he was named to the All-Met Third Team on Tuesday.
Pesante Joins Staff
Hofstra Athletics added a new staff member last week as Ariel “AP” Pesante joined the Hofstra staff as the assistant director of athletics for NCAA education and compliance services.
Student Leadership Awards
The Department of Athletics picked up a pair of awards at the 30th Annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony last week for their “Reading With Pride” and “Shake A Rake” programs.
Men’s Soccer Hosts Clinic For BBBSLI
The Hofstra Men’s Soccer program took time out from their busy schedule and hosted a clinic for the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island organization last week.
Quarterfinals Tickets Available
Want to see some great lacrosse action? Buy your tickets for the upcoming NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Quarterfinals, to be played at James M. Shuart Stadium on Saturday, May 17.
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Huge week for the Hofstra Lacrosse programs as both enter the postseason. Good luck to both!!!